Erika Z. Vizcarra

4-H Club of the Philippines, Determined to ‘Make the Best Better’

PHILIPPINES – Hundreds of members of the 4-H Club of the Philippines convened in summer camps, workshops, forums, and other related events in various localities around the country. This was an effort of the Agricultural Training Institute, through its Regional Training Centers (RTCs), to continuously empower young farmers and agricultural enthusiasts in the country.

Binhi ng Pagasa Program Set to Help Over 8,000 Young Farmers

DILIMAN, Quezon City – Enabling and inspiring young farmers to be competent agri-entrepreneurs are among the government’s efforts to boost the agriculture and fisheries sector in the country. As such, the Department of Agriculture, through the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), and the Office of Senator Grace Poe (OSGP) forged a partnership for the Binhi ng Pagasa Program or BPP.

Filipinos Show Growing Interest in Mango Farming

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The growing interest of more Filipinos in mango farming is bringing in more hope for the industry to meet the increasing domestic and international market demand. This was exhibited recently during the Agricultural Training Institute’s (ATI) Free Seminar on Mango Production and Processing.

Around 300 individuals from as far as SOCCSKSARGEN came and participated in the discussion and demonstrations. They are mostly mango growers, local government employees, students, and private citizens with the desire to engage in mango farming.

CSC Awards ATI’s Human Resource Management Competencies

CUBAO, Quezon City – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) recently recognized the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) for its established system, good practices, and competencies in human resource (HR) management.

ATI Prepares for Profiling, Masterlisting of RBO Members

MAJAYJAY, Laguna – The need to continuously update the databases of Rural-Based Organizations (RBOs) in the country is inherent as their memberships incessantly grow. Hence, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) is set to support the initiative of RBO officers to update the profile of their respective organizations and members starting this year until 2018.

Gawad Saka Committees Propose Improvements on Awards Guidelines

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – Following the success of the 2016 Gawad Saka Search for Outstanding Achievers in Agriculture and Fisheries, national executive and technical committee members convened in a post-evaluation workshop and discussed possible improvements in its mechanics and guidelines.

ATI Partners with LGUs to Boost Agri Productivity in 22 Poor Provinces

MISAMIS OCCIDENTAL & CEBU, Philippines – Some 22 poorest provinces in the country are set to reap from good agricultural harvest with the new partnership formed between the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) and the local government units (LGUs).

Extending Education Beyond School Walls

DILIMAN, Quezon City – The Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) takes the opportunity to shape more young minds and raise their awareness on the importance of agriculture and fisheries by opening its doors to elementary students in the metro. Over 100 fourth and fifth grade students from Project 6 Elementary School, together with the faculty staff, recently visited the ATI Central Office and participated in an information-sharing session and educational tour.

1st KM Updates for 2017 Sharpens Focus on Info Dissemination

DILIMAN, Quezon City – In the 1st Knowledge Management (KM) Updates for 2017, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI), through its Information Services (IS) group, developed strategies to enhance its information dissemination efforts, particularly through the use of mass media.

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